Development of organic production in Sweden
Download
1 / 26

Development of organic production in Sweden Dirk van der Krogt Business development co-ordinator at the Swedish Ecological Farmers Association - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Development of organic production in Sweden Dirk van der Krogt Business development co-ordinator at the Swedish Ecological Farmers Association Ekologiska Lantbrukarna dirk.vanderkrogt@ekolantbruk.se. Swedish Ecological Farmers Association Our members: around 1700 farms

Related searches for Development of organic production in Sweden Dirk van der Krogt Business development co-ordinator at the Swedish Ecological Farmers Association

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha

Download Presentationdownload

Development of organic production in Sweden Dirk van der Krogt Business development co-ordinator at the Swedish Ecological Farmers Association

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Slide1 l.jpg

Development of organic production in Sweden

Dirk van der Krogt

Business development co-ordinator at

the Swedish Ecological Farmers Association

Ekologiska Lantbrukarna

dirk.vanderkrogt@ekolantbruk.se


Slide2 l.jpg

Swedish Ecological Farmers Association

Our members: around 1700 farms

Certified production (KRAV): around 3000 farms

Total organic farming (support): around 15000-17000 farms


Slide4 l.jpg

Total land: 41 million ha

Agricultural land: 2,8 million ha

Organic agricultural

land: 0,5 million ha (16-17%)

Certified organic agricultural

land: 0,2 million ha (7-8%)


Slide5 l.jpg

Total organic production in Sweden 2006:

Grain: 50 000 ha

Oilseed crops: 3 400 ha

Leguminous plants: 6 700 ha

Fiber plants: 30 ha

Vegetables and herbes: 560 ha

Potatoes: 700 ha

Fruit & berries: 290 ha

Greenhouse: 9,5 ha

Sugarbeets: 8 ha

Milk: 165 million kg (24 000 cows)

Beef: 12 000 cattle slaughtered

Pork: 20 000 pigs slaughtered

Lamb: 10 000 lamb slaughtered

Eggs: 6 million kg (360 000 hens)

Table chicken: 100 000 chickens slaughtered

Milk goats: 300


Slide6 l.jpg

  • Certification is privately organised:

  • Three certification bodies:

  • KRAV

  • SMAK

  • HS Consultancy

  • Two certification systems:

  • KRAV

  • EU organic


Slide7 l.jpg

Market value 2007:

around 480 million Euros: sales of organic food and agricultural products

which is around 3% av total food sales


Slide8 l.jpg

  • Market growth rate:

  • 25% yearly growth on average since 1996

  • Growth 2005: 8-10%

  • Growth 2006: 10-15%

  • Growth 2007: 20-25%

  • Reasons for growth during 2007:

  • General environmental debate

  • More conscious consumption

  • Sales rose through all market channels

  • Public kitchen consumption

Good for the environment

Good for animals

Good for yourself


Slide9 l.jpg

  • National / governmental / political goals:

  • 25 % of public kitchens food

  • should be organic in 2010

  • (2006: 6%, right now probably around 8-10%)

  • 20 % of all agricultural land should

  • be certified organic in 2010

  • (right now 8-10% cert, 16-17% total organic)


Slide10 l.jpg

  • Public kitchen purchases of organic food on the rise:

  • 2005: 4% organic

  • 2006: 6% organic

  • 2007: 8-10 % organic, approx.

  • Main products: Dairy, Cereal products

  • Some: Fruit&vegetables, meat


Slide11 l.jpg

  • Top league organic public kitchens:

  • 2006

  • Ale municipality: 19 %

  • Bromma municipality: 18%

  • Uppsala hospital: 18%

  • Södertälje municipality:17%

  • Ludvika municipality: 15%

  • Succes factors:

  • Change menus - Enthusiasts

  • Important with local municipality goals

  • (not necessarily higher budget)


Slide12 l.jpg

  • Organic farming policy:

  • Total budget

  • Agri-environmental premium/organic support: 60 million Euros

  • Linked to livestock production.

  • More linked to certified production (otherwise only 75%-50% support)

  • Plus, 5 million Euros on Research, Field experiments, Food strategy, etc.


Slide13 l.jpg

For example:

Farm with 100 milk cows

180 Euros per organic cow

Total governmental organic support:

18 000 Euros


Slide14 l.jpg

  • Organic farming policy:

  • Positive:

  • no exceptional high support, but rather stable policy, which results in farmers confidence

  • positive psychological signals fro policy makers

  • Negative:

  • No longer support for grass/clover on arable land production (which is a crucial part of organic production in Sweden; nitrogen fixation)


Slide15 l.jpg

Other important factors:

Open attititude between organic and conventional farmers

Cooperation between general national Federation of Farmers and Association of Organic Farmers


Slide16 l.jpg

Market share per product category 2006:

Dairy: 34,4%

Other: 14,9%

Meat: 7,7%

Coffee, Tea, chocolate: 7,1%

Colonial products: 6,0%

Eggs: 5,8%

Bread and cereal products: 5,5%

Drinks: 5,4%

Fruit: 4,4%

Frozen: 3,6%

Vegetables: 3%

Oils and fetts; 2,0%

Source: KRAV


Slide17 l.jpg

Percentage organic of all milk:

Organic Milk:

Total organic milk volume (2007 + 13%)


Slide18 l.jpg

Detailed follow up on every dairy product:


Slide19 l.jpg

Main players organic dairy:

Arla Foods

Milko

Skånemejerier

Falköpings mejeri

Gefleortens Mejeriförening

Norrmejerier

Smaller players: Järna Mejeri, Rösta Mejeri, Väddö gårdsmejeri, Pipers Glace osv.

Organic price premium:

Arla Foods: 9,75 Eurocents

(25% price premium)

Norrmejerier: 13,98 Eurocents

(+36% price premium)


Slide20 l.jpg

Fruit & Vegetables

Vegetables and herbes: 560 ha

Potatoes: 700 ha

Fruit & berries: 290 ha

Greenhouse: 9,5 ha

Sugarbeets: 8 ha

8% of all carrots are organic, 2-3% of all apples, 2-3% of all strawberries, 4% of all onions, 15-20% of black currants

Fastest growing product category: +20-30% yearly

Sales mainly through retail, but also box schemes, market places etc.


Slide21 l.jpg

Meat:

Swedish Meats / Scan AB largest player

Drygt 18 000 pigs (95% market share)

Ca 8-12 000 cattle (60-80% market share)

Ca 7-8 000 lamb (70% of slaughtering, 20% of sales)

Many succesful local organic meat concepts:

Gröna gårdar (320 cattle/year, 2006), Kaprifolkött (700 cattle/year, 2006), Bonnakött (400–500 lamb/year och 120 cattle/year, 2006), Gröna Hagars (70 cattle/år), Ostgotha (100 cattle/year), Järna Odlarring (100 cattle/year), Rheum-gruppen (400–500 lamb/year) och Gröna lammet (1600–1700 lamb/year), KC Ranch (450 cattle/year)

Growth +25-35%


Slide22 l.jpg

Organic price premiums:

Cattle: 15%

Pigs: more than 100%

Lamb: 10%


Slide23 l.jpg

  • Organic egg production:

  • 100 producers

  • 360 000 laying hens

  • Farm size: 1000 – 10 000/20 000 laying hens

  • Three main players: Svenska Lantägg, Stjärnägg, Kronägg

  • Only one organic table chicken producer: Bosarp kyckling

  • Allmost all organic eggs are sold through supermarkets.

Growth + 5-10%

Price premium: 75-100%


Slide24 l.jpg

Grains:

Grain: 50 000 ha

Oilseed crops: 3 400 ha

Leguminous plants: 6 700 ha

Fiber plants: 30 ha

Total grain production 115 000 -150 000 tons

41% feed for milk cows

10% feed for chickens

9,5% feed for cattle

7 % feed for pigs

0,5% feed for lambs

22% exports

10% for food

Organic price premium: 40-110%

Around 80% of all grain feed is grown at animal farms


Slide25 l.jpg

  • To sum up:

  • The Swedish Organic Market is growing very rapidly, through all market channels

  • Organic production is growing but it is hard to catch up with the very fast market growth, shortage on some products, for example milk, pigs, eggs.

  • For the future:

  • Organic production will expand further.

  • Very strong consumer demand.

  • Keep an eye on price premiums


Slide26 l.jpg

  • Thank you very much for your attention.

  • Merci beaucoup!


ad
  • Login